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Tippu Tip, 1837-1905


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    • us: Ḥamad ibn Muḥammad, 1837-1905
    • us: Hamed bin Mohammed, 1837-1905
    • us: Hamed bin Muhammed el Murjebi, 1837-1905
    • us: Hamid bin Muḥammad bin Jumʻah bin Rajab bin Muḥammad bin Saʻīd al-Murjabi, 1837-1905
    • us: Hamid, Muhammed bin, 1837-1905
    • us: Hemed bin Muhammad el Murjebi, 1837-1905
    • us: Mohammed, Hamed bin, 1837-1905
    • us: Muḥammad, Ḥāmid ibn, 1837-1905
    • us: Muhammed bin Hamid, 1837-1905
    • us: Murjabi, Hamid bin Muḥammad bin Jumʻah bin Rajab bin Muḥammad bin Saʻīd, 1837-1905
    • us: Murjebi, Hamed bin Muhammed el, 1837-1905
    • us: Murjībī, Ḥamad ibn Muḥammad, 1837-1905
    • us: Tīb, Tībū, 1837-1905
    • us: Tib, Tippoo, 1837-1905
    • us: Tib, Tippu, 1837-1905
    • us: Tībū Tīb, 1837-1905
    • us: Tip, Tippo, 1837-1905
    • us: Tip, Tippu, 1837-1905
    • us: Tippo Tip, 1837-1905
    • us: Tippoo Tib, 1837-1905
    • us: Tippu Tib, 1837-1905
    • us: Tipu Tipu, 1837-1905
    • us: حمد بن محمد بن جمعة بن رجب بن محمد بن سعيد المرجبي, 1837-1905
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    • Ḥāmid ibn Muḥammad, called Tippoo Tib, d. 1905
    • Tippu Tip, -1905
    • Tippu Tip, d. 1905
  • Sources

    • found: His Maisha ya Hamed bin Muhammed el Murjebi, yaani Tippu Tip, kwa maneno yake mwenyewe, 1966: t.p. (Hamed bin Muhammed el Murjebi, Tippu Tip)
    • found: Renault, F. Tippo Tip, 1987.
    • found: CSmH files (usage: Hamed bin Mohammed, alias, Tippo Tib)
    • found: Mughāmir ʻUmānī fī adghāl Ifrīqiyā, 2005: t.p. (Ḥamad ibn Muḥammad ibn Jumʻah al-Murjībī, Tībū Tīb) p. 17, etc. (b. 1840?; d. 1905)
    • found: Historia kwa shule za msingi, 1983: title page (Tipu Tipu) preliminary page (Hamed bin Muhammed el Murjebi, Tipu Tipu, as photo portrait caption) page 4 (Tipu Tipu (Hemed bin Muhammad el Murjebi); b. 1830 in Zanzibar)
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica (online), July 15, 2016 (Tippu Tib, also called Muhammed bin Hamid; b. 1837; d. June 14, 1905 in Zanzibar, now in Tanzania; the most famous late 19th-century Arab trader in central and eastern Africa; active in ivory trade; by the late 1860s he established a loosely organized state in eastern and central Congo River basin; accompanied British explorer Henry Morton Stanley along the Congo River in 1876-77; in 1883 he allied with Sultan Barghash of Zanzibar, in attempt to extend Arab influence in the Congo region against Leopold of Belgium's International Association of the Congo; he remained in the Congo until 1886; in Feb. 1887 he signed an agreement making him governor of the district of the Falls, Congo Free State (now Congo [Kinshasa]); in Apr. 1890 he left the Falls for the last time and returned to Zanzibar)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 15, 2016 Tippu Tip, or Tippu Tib; 1837-June 14, 1905; real name Hamid bin Muḥammad bin Jumʻah bin Rajab bin Muḥammad bin Saʻīd al-Murjabi, Arabic حمد بن محمد بن جمعة بن رجب بن محمد بن سعيد المرجبي; Swahili-Zanzibari slave trader; known by people of the African Great Lakes as Tippu Tip after the sounds that his guns made; ivory trader, explorer, plantation owner and governor; he traded in slaves for Zanzibar's clove plantations)
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    • 2016-07-16: revised
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